About the Show/Event
Information for The Lovely Bones at The Playhouse, Oxford (Play). The Lovely Bones tells the story of young girl Susie Salmon, who is just like any other girl. She wants to be beautiful, adores her charm bracelet and has a crush on a boy from school. There's one big difference though - Susie is dead. Susie can only observe while her family cope with their grief in their different ways. Her father, Jack is obsessed with identifying the killer. Her mother, Abigail is desperate to create a brighter future. And her sister, Lindsay is discovering the opposite sex with experiences that Susie will never know. Susie is desperate to help them and there might be a way of reaching them.
Approximate runtime 120minutes (including any interval).
Age Advisory: 14+
Performers Catrin Aaron (Abigail Salmon), Radhika Aggarwal (Heavenly Girl 2), Fanta Barrie (Lindsay Salmon), Charlotte Beaumont (Susie Salmon), Samuel Gosran (Ray/Holliday), Leah Haile (Heavenly Girl 1), Avita Jay (Franny/Ruana), Andrew Joshi (Heavenly Girl 3), Nicholas Khan (Mr Harvey), Leigh Lothian (Ruth Connors), Huw Parmenter (Sam/Len), Lynda Rooke (Lyn), Jack Sandle (Jack Salmon).
Book by Alice Sebold. Adapted by Bryony Lavery. Producer Royal & Derngate. Producer Birmingham Repertory Theatre. Producer Northern Stage (in association with the Liverpool Everyman). Director Melly Still. Design Ana Ines Jabares-Pita. Music Dave Price. Lighting Matt Haskins. Sound Helen Skiera. Director Mike Ashcroft (movement director).